International Assn Of Athletics Federations
Overwhelming heat and underwhelming crowds have created a memorable world championships, but not for the right reasons.
With her performance at the world track and field championships, Muhammad, a 29-year-old American, bested a record she set in July.
At the international track and field championships, he was barred from facilities and his athletes told they could not communicate with him.
She broke the world record in the 400-meter hurdles, which had stood for 16 years. Then she felt empty and unsure of what to do next. Answer: Doha.
Most of the athletes at the track and field world championships in Qatar are competing in an air-conditioned stadium, but a 26.2-mile marathon course defies such amenities.
Usain Bolt is gone. Mo Farah is running elsewhere. A new generation tries to emerge in Doha’s suffocating climate.
They will compete at the world track and field championships this month, but fallout from the 2015 scandal lingers.